A 23-year-old member asked:
My child has had a cough runny nose for weeks sounds like he is choking when he coughs how serious could this be
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Dr. Charlene Sojicoanswered
Pediatrics 43 years experience
Not really: Sounds like a lot of drainage in the back of the throat .Need to control the main problem to stop him from choking on his own mucus.Give him Claritin (loratadine) daily or the like and a decongestant /expectorant for 3-4 days.He should feel a lot better and get some sleep at night .So do you.
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